Synonyms of miter


1. miter joint, mitre joint, miter, mitre, joint

usage: joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner

2. miter, mitre, surface

usage: the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made; "he covered the miter with glue before making the joint"

3. miter, mitre, headdress, headgear

usage: a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions


1. miter, bevel, chamfer

usage: bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint

2. miter, confer, bestow

usage: confer a miter on (a bishop)

3. miter, join, bring together

usage: fit together in a miter joint

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